Assoc. Prof. Daniel Galland

Section of Urban and Regional Planning (Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU))

Daniel Galland is Associate Professor in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU). He is currently AESOP's chair of the Excellence in Education Board and has been AESOP's co-representative for Denmark since 2014. See:

Daniel's academic career and track record of research build on international experience within diverse professional and scholarly planning environments across Europe, North America and Latin America. His primary research and teaching areas focus on the intersection of spatial planning and development, political science and human geography, currently with an emphasis on metropolitan planning and governance, national-level planning and international comparative planning. His work has been published in refereed journals of planning, geography and environment in different European languages.

Beyond AESOP, he is also involved in an array of international professional and scholarly planning networks such as ARL, RIDEAL and RSA. In recent years, he has held visiting appointments in the School of Urban Planning at McGill University, the Institute of Urban and Territorial Studies at the Catholic University of Chile, the University of Barcelona and the Autonomous University of Barcelona. Daniel holds a Ph.D. in Planning and Development (Aalborg Univ., Denmark), a M.Sc. in Environmental Planning (University of British Columbia, Canada) and a M.Phil. in Ethics and Politics (University of Barcelona, Spain).


Assoc. Prof. Daniel Galland
Fredrik Dahls vei 15
1430 Ås

Personal web page
Assoc. Prof. Daniel Galland